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Social Media Surfing Ends Up Costing over $500 in Fines

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Victoria BC- Officers are reminding people to use better judgement after a driver was ticketed after checking a social media account while driving.

Officers were on routine patrol on Saturday night when they observed the glow of an electronic device while a driver was stopped at a red light. The officers, who were driving a fully marked police car, stopped next to the vehicle of the offending motorist. One of the officers got out of the vehicle and tapped on the window. The officer noticed that the driver was surfing a popular social media platform.

Officers Seeking Witnesses After Reported Sexual Assault

Monday, January 15, 2018
File #: 
18-1821

Victoria BC – Investigators are seeking witnesses to a sexual assault that occurred early Sunday morning.

At 1:30 a.m., VicPD officers responded to a reported sexual assault that had occurred in the area of Quadra and View streets. The sexual assault was reported to have occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his 30s standing six feet tall with a heavy build. The suspect was wearing a black or blue toque, black or blue hoody and blue jeans. He also had a dark beard.